Make the most of your Heart Rhythm 2023 experience! Browse the information below for everything you'll need to maximize your time in New Orleans and online.
Before the Meeting
Download Your Attendee Badge
Once you register for Heart Rhythm 2023, share your excitement with your professional networks! Download your official "I'm Attending!" badge below and post it to your social media pages.
It's official — I'm attending #HRS2023! Looking forward to reconnecting with friends and learning from the top cardiac arrhythmia pros from around the globe. #EPeeps @hrsonline HeartRhythm.com
Health & Safety
The health and safety of all attendees, exhibitors, and event staff are a top priority.
Effective November 21, 2022 — HRS no longer requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend, exhibit, or otherwise be present at in-person HRS meetings or events. However, the Society strongly encourages participants to follow guidance from the CDC to reduce COVID-19 infection and protect against severe complications, which includes receiving the updated bivalent vaccine as soon as they are eligible.
Book Your Housing
HRS has negotiated special rates at a select number of local hotels in New Orleans. Book your housing early for the best availability. The deadline to reserve housing at HRS-negotiated rates is April 28, 2023.
Travel & Venue
Heart Rhythm 2023 will take place at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) in the vibrant city of New Orleans, LA. Make the most of your time in New Orleans by reviewing airport directions and public transportation options, places to eat, maps, and more prior to your departure.
Dress & Local Climate
The start of Summer in the South is warm! May temperatures in New Orleans range from the mid-60s to the upper 80s degrees Fahrenheit (15.5-32 Celsius), and rain is common.
During the meeting, attendees are encouraged to dress business casual with comfortable shoes. Convention centers are often chilly, so a sweater or light jacket is also recommended.
If you plan to explore the city, pack a rain jacket, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, and light clothing.
Download the Mobile App
In-person and online attendees are encouraged to download the Heart Rhythm 2023 Mobile App in advance of the meeting.
Whether you are attending in New Orleans or attending online but may be away from your laptop/desktop, the mobile app will be your go-to resource. Browse all programming (with links to view livestreaming and on-demand sessions), speakers, and exhibiting companies, participate in live session Q&As, view convention center maps, and more from the palm of your hand.
Available in April 2023.
Download Program PDF (Optional)
Attendees can navigate the meeting with ease using the Online Planner and Mobile App, which provide full details for all programming (i.e., each individual session with start/stop times, location, session categories, speakers, etc.).
Additionally, printed resources, including a Program-at-a-Glance and Industry Education Guide, will be available onsite and provide an abridged look at the meetings' sessions and events.
If you prefer a detailed hard copy of all programming, please download and print the full program in advance of your departure.
Downloadable program available in early May 2023.
During the Meeting
NEW! Onsite Childcare
HRS is pleased to offer onsite childcare during Heart Rhythm 2023 through Kiddie Corp for children six months to 12 years of age for a nominal fee.
|Thursday, May 18||11:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Friday, May 19||7:30 AM - 6:30 PM|
|Saturday, May 20||7:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Sunday, May 21||7:30 AM - 5:00 PM|
Sign-up will open in mid-February 2023.
Tools to Navigate the Meeting
On your laptop or desktop? Use your web browser to visit the Heart Rhythm 2023 Online Planner to find sessions, build a personalized itinerary, tag your favorite sessions, and claim ACE (formerly CME) credit and MOC points.
Currently, a "lite" version of the Online Planner is available, which allows you to view sessions. The "full" version, which will allow you to build personalized itineraries, tag your favorite sessions, and more, will be available in mid-February 2023.
The Heart Rhythm 2023 Mobile App will be your go-to resource during your time in New Orleans. Browse all programming (with links to view livestreaming and on-demand sessions), speakers, and exhibiting companies, participate in live session Q&As, and view convention center maps so you can get around with ease.
Available in April 2023.
Prefer a Hard Copy Program?
Programs-at-a-Glance and Industry Education Guides will be available in the Registration Area and EPicenter with information including daily snapshots of activities and events; convention center maps; credit-claiming rules and steps; Exhibit Hall hours, floorplan, and list of exhibiting companies; networking lounges; and industry education, products, and events.
Please note that the Programs-at-a-Glance and Industry Education Guides include an abridged look at the meetings' sessions and events (i.e., does NOT each individual session with start/stop times, location, session categories, speakers, etc.). If you prefer a detailed hard copy of all programming, please download and print the full program in advance of your departure.
Downloadable program available in early May 2023.
Livestreaming & On-Demand Sessions on #HRS2023 Online Platform
Attendees will be able to watch sessions live or on demand on the #HRS2023 Online Platform beginning May 19, 2023, using the Online Planner or Mobile App to navigate to the desired sessions.
A select number of sessions will be streamed live as they take place in New Orleans on the #HRS2023 Online Platform and made available for on-demand viewing within twenty-four hours of the session's conclusion. Additionally, many sessions not livestreamed from New Orleans will still be recorded and also made available for on-demand viewing within twenty-four hours of the session's conclusion.
Following the end of the meeting, access to on-demand content via the #HRS2023 Online Platform will remain available for registered attendees until December 31, 2023
Live Session Q&A
In-person and online attendees will be able to ask questions during live sessions using the Mobile App.
More information to come.
You asked; we listened. Traditional poster boards are back for Heart Rhythm 2023! Abstracts selected for poster presentations will be displayed daily in the Abstract Pavilion located within the Exhibit Hall. Presenters will be at their posters during scheduled one-hour sessions throughout the three-day meeting. Posters will be grouped by subject.
In addition to traditional poster boards, Heart Rhythm 2023 will feature select Moderated Poster sessions within the Abstract Pavilion. Selected abstracts will be presented with moderators leading an interactive discussion of the research.
Poster and Moderated Poster Session schedules available in Spring 2023.
Educational Programming Highlights
Heart Rhythm 2023 will convene the world’s finest clinicians, scientists, researchers, and innovators in the field of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. More than 1,500 international experts in the field will serve as faculty and abstract presenters for 200+ sessions about pacing, defibrillation, clinical arrhythmia management, ablation, pharmacology, genetics, basic science, health policy, and more.
Sessions are organized into 11 educational categories, featuring timely and emerging therapies, innovations, and research. Choose one to focus on or expand your learning experience by attending sessions on a variety of different specialties.
More information, including featured sessions and your peers' top session lists coming soon.
Exhibit Hall & Industry Education
Take time to explore the Exhibit Hall, featuring 120+ of today's leading industry partners, paving the way for cutting-edge heart arrhythmia patient care with their practice-changing products, services, and technologies.
The always-popular Rhythm Theaters provide valuable opportunities to learn from EP opinion leaders about new data and advances in products and services based on the latest clinical information and innovation.
Rhythm Theater presentations are not approved for accredited continuing education (ACE) credit.
Hands-On Educational Session
Join industry educators and clinical specialists in the field of EP during the highly-attended Hands-On Educational Session for one-on-one education and demonstrations of the newest technologies and therapies.
The Hands-On Educational Session is not approved for accredited continuing education (ACE) credit.
Hands-on Learning Fellows Courses
HRS is pleased to offer exclusive hands-on learning opportunities for fellows-in-training. Sessions will explore cardiac anatomy, ablation biophysics, and cardiac mapping. These sessions are limited to physician- and scientist-in-training attendees only.
Hands-On Fellows Courses are not approved for continuing education credit.
Additional Industry Education
Industry partners will lead an exciting lineup of certified and non-certified educational symposia for physicians, fellows-in-training, allied health professionals, and international attendees to supplement their Heart Rhythm 2023 experience.
- Industry Pre-Conference Education Days
- Official Educational Satellite Symposia
These events are independently developed and not part of Heart Rhythm 2023 as planned by the Heart Rhythm Program Committee. These events are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society.
Join the #HRS2023 Fun
Plan to stop by the EPicenter to meet with colleagues, participate in fun games and activities, and take a break between sessions. HRS staff will also be happy to chat with you about how HRS membership and programs.
Heart Rhythm Bowl 2023
Test your EP and pop culture knowledge against the global EP community during this digital trivia contest.
More information to come.
Heart Rhythm TV
Heart Rhythm TV (HRStv) will be on location to catch all of the breaking news and science from New Orleans. HRStv correspondents will conduct daily speaker, industry, and attendee interviews in real time to share the #HRS2023 excitement with those who cannot attend in person. Follow @heartrhythmtv on Twitter for daily highlights, recaps, exclusive interviews, and more.
Share your perspectives and insights from the meeting by using #HRS2023 in your social posts! Follow #HRS2023 and @HRSonline on Twitter to track the buzz, and follow @HRSmeetings on Instagram to view photos from New Orleans.
HRS is pleased to provide attendees with shuttle service from select hotels to the MCCNO. Shuttles will drop off attendees at the MCCNO Shuttle Hub near hall G.
Friday, May 19, 2023: 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday, May 20, 2023: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday, May 21, 2023: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
|Route #1||Boarding Location|
|Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Ave||On Poydras St. at St. Charles Ave|
|InterContinental New Orleans||On Poydras St. at St. Charles Ave|
|JW Marriott New Orleans||At Sheraton New Orleans|
|Sheraton New Orleans||Curbside on Canal St.|
|Route #2||Boarding Location|
|New Orleans Marriott||Curbside on Canal St.|
|DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans||On Tchoupitoulas St., across from hotel|
|voco St. James Hotel||At DoubleTree Hotel New Orleans|
|Westin New Orleans||Iberville St. Entrance|
Luggage and Coat Check
More information to come.
After the Meeting
Credit Claiming and Session Evaluations
In-person and online attendees will have the opportunity to claim up to 150 ACE (formerly CME) credits and MOC points upon completion of the Overall Meeting Evaluation.
More information, including credit-claiming instructions, coming soon.
Access to On-Demand Sessions
Following the end of the meeting, access to on-demand content via the #HRS2023 Online Platform will remain available for registered attendees until December 31, 2023.
After December 31, access to the online platform will end, but attendees may opt to purchase Heart Rhythm On Demand (the full suite of educational programming and individual content bundles) on HeartRhythm365.org for extended access to #HRS2023 content.
Heart Rhythm 2023 On Demand
Beginning on May 22, 2023, Heart Rhythm 2023 On Demand (the full suite of educational programming and individual content bundles) will be available for purchase on HeartRhythm365.org by registered attendees and non-attendees.
Please note that Heart Rhythm 2023 On Demand (full suite and bundles) is not included in attendee registration. Registered attendees will have access to on-demand sessions on the #HRS2023 Online Platform via the Online Planner and Mobile App until December 31, 2023, after which they are welcome to purchase Heart Rhythm 2023 On Demand.